Skilled Migration Enquiry 2021

Skilled Migration Enquiry 2021

Australia’s Skilled Migration Program is currently the subject of an inquiry by the Joint Standing Committee on Immigration. Covid-19 has had a significant impact on skilled migration with over 500,000 temporary visa holders having left Australia resulting in significant skills shortages.

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Coming to Tasmania

Coming to Tasmania

Tasmania’s Nominated Skilled Migration Program is an attractive option for migrants wanting to live in Australia. With an enviable lifestyle, career opportunities, affordable housing, reputable schools and a globally recognised university, more people are considering Tasmania as a place to settle.

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Migration in Australia

Migration in Australia

Thanks to migration, Australia has developed as a multicultural country. Australia together with New Zealand, Canada and the USA is considered one of the world’s major immigration nations. Over 7.5 million people have settled in Australia since 1945 when the first federal immigration portfolio was established.

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Travel Exemptions During Covid-19

Travel Exemptions During Covid-19

Current travel restrictions have not only put a halt on overseas holidays but it has also impacted those that are required to travel as part of their job. There are many jobs in Australia that can only be filled by people overseas who hold specialist skills and expertise, particularly in the mining, oil and gas industries. So, what happens if we need one of these overseas workers but current restrictions don’t allow overseas travel?

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The Skilled Worker Regional Visa – All You Need to Know

The Skilled Worker Regional Visa – All You Need to Know

The Skilled Worker Regional Visa (subclass 491) is a state sponsored visa available to skilled migrants holding an occupation on the skilled occupation list. Applicants must be invited to apply for this visa and be sponsored by a state or territory government agency or an eligible relative.

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Australian Bushfires: How Will They Affect Migration?

Australian Bushfires: How Will They Affect Migration?

All of Australia and much of the world is focused on the devastating bushfires that are currently ripping through our country. While the immediate goal is getting these fires under control and ultimately extinguishing them, thoughts at some point will turn to what happens after the fires.

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